Abraham Benjamin Tulk

Male3 August 1849–1 February 1912

Brief Life History of Abraham Benjamin

When Abraham Benjamin Tulk was born on 3 August 1849, in Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Fulk, was 24 and his mother, Eliza Ann Black, was 22. He married Laura Ellen Nelson on 19 July 1875, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Walnut Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Henry, Iowa, United States in 1905. He died on 1 February 1912, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Abraham Benjamin Tulk
Ida Lola Schirmer
Marriage: 11 June 1890
Ida Mae Tulk
Benjamin F Tulk
Barbara Ellen Tulk
Arthur Leroy Tulk
Lena Alice Tulk
Collins Raymond Tulk

Sources (42)

  • A B Tulk, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Abraham B. Fulk, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Abraham Benj Tulk, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1890Mount Pleasant MM, Henry, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 8

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 17

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset and Somerset): nickname from Middle English tulk(e), tolk(e) ‘man; soldier, fighting man’.

    German: very rare variant of Tolk 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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